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Re: Where did all my memory go?



On Thu, Feb 23, 2006 at 03:35:55PM +0100, Olivier Galibert wrote:
 > On Thu, Feb 23, 2006 at 09:04:05AM -0500, Ivan Gyurdiev wrote:
 > [...rpm -Va...]
 > > What's using up all the memory?
 > 
 > File caching, obviously.  Current VM is not that good at handling
 > streaming a bunch of files through an application.  Well, it
 > agressively caches the file for the application itself, too bad it
 > doesn't care about them anymore after one load, and meanwhile swaps
 > out whatever is on the computer too.

His looks more like a leak.
12535365 size-32 slabs is definitly an abnormal situation.

		Dave


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